DispatcherTimer.Interval Property

Gets or sets the amount of time between timer ticks.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Threading
Assembly:  System.Windows (in System.Windows.dll)

Public Property Interval As TimeSpan

Property Value

Type: System.TimeSpan
The amount of time between ticks. The default is 00:00:00.


The specified value when setting this property represents a negative time interval.

The following code example demonstrates how to use this property.

Private WithEvents counterPanel As Panel
Private WithEvents timer As DispatcherTimer = New DispatcherTimer()
Private counter As Integer = 0

Private Sub PanelClick(ByVal sender As System.Object, _
    ByVal e As System.Windows.Input.MouseButtonEventArgs) _
    Handles counterPanel.MouseLeftButtonDown

    If timer.IsEnabled Then timer.Stop() Else timer.Start()

End Sub

Private Sub TimerClick(ByVal sender As System.Object, _
    ByVal e As EventArgs) Handles timer.Tick

    counter += 1
    Dim t As New TextBlock
    t.Text = counter.ToString

End Sub

Private Sub TestDispatcherTimer(ByVal p As Panel)

    Me.counterPanel = p
    timer.Interval = New TimeSpan(0, 0, 1)

End Sub


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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